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Littler Mendelson
German and other European employers must ensure that employees who are traveling to another EEA state or Switzerland for business-related reasons carry a social security certificate called an A1 certificate.
Bowditch & Dewey
The issue of whether teaching assistants and research assistants are "employees" for purposes of federal labor law, and thus eligible to form unions, has been a ping-pong match between
Proskauer Rose LLP
In a unanimous decision in Fort Bend County, Texas v. Davis, the United States Supreme Court held that while an employee has a mandatory obligation to file a charge with the EEOC
Foley Hoag LLP
On June 3, 2019, the United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Fort Bend County, Texas vs. Davis that Title VII cases can proceed in federal court even if employees fail to first bring their
BakerHostetler
On May 28, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed Public Act No. 19-4, entitled "An Act Increasing the Minimum Fair Wage," that will raise the Connecticut minimum wage to $15.00 per hour in 2023
Proskauer Rose LLP
In December 2018, we reported here that the Second Circuit became the first court at any level to allow an ERISA stock-drop claim to survive a motion to dismiss since the Supreme Court revamped
McDermott Will & Emery
The House recently passed the most significant piece of proposed retirement plan legislation in more than a decade: the SECURE Act. Although the Senate must also approve the bill before it becomes law
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The SEC awarded $3 million to whistleblowers whose tip led to the launch of an SEC investigation and a subsequent successful enforcement action.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In Josef K. v. California Physicians' Service, No. 18-cv-06385-YGR (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, June 3, 2019), Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers concluded that an independent medical review organization ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Colorado Supreme Court recently issued an important ruling to address whether litigants may pursue a civil theft claim (including theft or unauthorized use of trade secrets) where such acts also constitute a breach of contract.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Colorado Supreme Court recently resolved a philosophical split within the lower courts as to whether claimants are barred from pursuing both civil theft and breach of contract claims in the same litigation, and answered in the negative.
Littler Mendelson
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has announced his intent to sign Senate Bill No. 312, which will require, for the first time, that Nevada private-sector employers provide employees with up to 40 hours of paid leave per benefit year.
WilmerHale
In our most recent alert regarding the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (PFML), we noted the possibility that the start of employer and employee contributions could be delayed.
Littler Mendelson
The PRSC recently issued a judgment in José Méndez et al v. Carso Construction, 2019 TSPR 19, validating an arbitration clause that covers a claim under the Puerto Rico Unjust Dismissal statute, Local Act No. 80...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The number of states passing similar laws has grown to 14, and that number will likely continue to rise.
Bowditch & Dewey
According to a recent poll, one in four Massachusetts residents know someone who has died of an opioid overdose
Butler Snow LLP
On June 3, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court concluded that the requirement set forth in Title VII to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that a plaintiff must first exhaust her administrative
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Resolving a circuit split regarding the jurisdictional nature of Title VII's charge-filing requirement—the statutory requirement that an employee who alleges that he or she has been subjected
Mayer Brown
As we previously reported, the California Supreme Court's landmark decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court adopted a new worker-friendly standard.
Duff and Phelps
With the right resources, structure, and training, whistleblowing programs can become valuable tools for strengthening a firm's controls, culture, and reputation.
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Ruchelman PLLC
On August 8, 2018, the I.R.S. issued much-awaited proposed regulations under new Code §199A, which was added by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The provision was initially discussed in detail in our February 2018 edition.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Yesterday, May 22, 2019, Colorado Governor Polis signed the "Equal Pay for Equal Work Act" which is the latest—and one of the most demanding—pay equity laws in the nation.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As mentioned in our December Visa Bulletin post, the employment-based first preference (EB-1) category remains backlogged for all countries.
Mayer Brown
Investment consultancy and fiduciary management new requirements for UK pension scheme trustees and service providers
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
As noted in our May 10 client alert, Washington has now joined several other states that have recently amended their non-compete statutes to provide more protections for employees.
Reed Smith
In April 2018, the California Supreme Court turned worker classification on its head when it decided Dynamex Operations West Inc v. Superior Court (Dynamex).
Fisher Phillips LLP
The gig economy has become so prevalent in today's society that it is not likely many people will still wonder "what IS the gig economy?" However, if someone does still have that question, they are in luck.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
We raised this issue to the DFML in our written comments and during the May 24, 2019 public hearing on the proposed regulations.
Littler Mendelson
On May 17, 2019, Connecticut lawmakers passed House Bill 5004, "An Act Increasing the Minimum Fair Wage," which raises the state's minimum wage, in increments, to $15 per hour by 2023. Governor Ned Lamont has pledged to sign the bill.
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